January Encounter Newsletter

Please see attached for this month’s Encounter.

JANUARY ENCOUNTER COMPLETE.doc

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Schedule for the Week of December 23, Announcements, and Joys & Concerns

Schedule for the Week

  • Dec. 23 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship Service, Encounter News Due for January
  • Dec. 24 @ 5:30 p.m. – Christmas Eve Service with Karen Schmidt-Dill (Office Closed)
  • Dec. 25 – Christmas (Office Closed)
  • Dec. 30 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship

Announcements

  • Sewing for Missions is still going on. There are shorts and dresses to be finished. Instructions are available. Take some home or use the machines set up at church. This is fun and easy sewing! Thanks for your help!
  • E-mail from Lesley Anderson: “I am doing well. So glad healthy and still spunky. Hello to the congregation.”

Joys and Concerns

  • Concerns: Safety driving in the winter weather, safety in our schools for teachers, kids and everyone, Syria and Egypt.
  • Joys: Lego League Team from Bert Raney won first place and is going to state, Rosanna made it home safely from Concordia (however, her car did not), Wednesday night Caroling at 5:30 at the Manor, and adopted baby in Terry’s family.

Schedule and Announcements for the Week of December 16

Schedule

  • Dec. 16 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship, Jesus Birthday Cake
  • Dec. 19 @ 5:30 p.m. – Christmas Caroling
  • Dec. 23 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship Service

Announcements

  • Encounter News Due for January
  • Sewing for Missions is still going on. There are shorts and dresses to be finished. Instructions are available. Take some home or use the machines set up at church. This is fun and easy sewing! Thanks for your help!
  • Thank you very much for those responsible for cleaning the sidewalks!!

Schedule, Announcements, and Joys & Concerns for the Week of December 9

Schedule:

  • Dec. 9 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship Service
  • Dec. 12 @ 6:00 p.m. – Choir; @ 7:00 p.m.- Council
  • Dec. 16 9:15 a.m. Worship; Jesus Birthday Cake

Announcements:

  • Riverside Assisted Living Open House. Dec. 12 (1-4 p.m.)
  • No Bible Study in December.
  • Sewing for Missions is still going on. There are shorts and dresses to be finished. Instructions are available. Take some home or use the machines set up at church. This is fun and easy sewing! Thanks for your help!

Joys & Concerns

  • CONCERNS:Dutch Ator, Diane Mrnak (Mike’s sister), flu season is here (Mary Jensen), Angie Jans (recovering from surgery), and family of Mary Clark.
  • JOYS: Decorating and cookie baking activities yesterday, Dick’s here (and glad to be here), Bryan Mooney’s dance moves at Cassi and Andrew’s wedding reception, and spring weather.

December 2 Announcements

Schedule for the week of 2 December

  • Dec. 2 @ 9:15 a.m.- Worship Service, Communion; 10:30 a.m. – Stewardship Brunch
  • Dec. 4 @ 9:30 a.m. – Bible Study
  • Dec. 5 @ 6:00 p.m.– Choir
  • Dec. 9 @ 9:15 a.m. – Worship

Announcements:

  • The Granite Falls area is invited to the Living Nativity – Come experience the “Reason for the Season” with live animals and costumed characters on Sat. Dec. 8th ; Two – 15 minute Outdoor performances at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Granite Falls Assembly of God Church, 1620 11th Ave., No admission; Refreshments to follow. Everyone is invited.

Joys & Concerns

  • CONCERNS:Viola Koenen (family of DuWayne’s Mom), Dick Anderson, family of Jess Lolkason and continued cease fire.
  • JOYS: Seeing family for Thanksgiving, drivers for DAYD, Terry’s nephew is being baptized today, Heide (surgery results good), Pearl is Great Grandma number six (Lazaeya), and Cassi and Andrew’s wedding.